The Oregon Chub Is The First Fish Ever Taken Off The Endangered Species List
“A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer threatened with extinction.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was to announce Tuesday that the Oregon chub was recovered, 21 years after it went on the endangered species list. The agency will monitor the fish for nine years to make sure populations continue to grow.
"We’re not saying it won’t need management," said Paul Henson, Oregon director of Fish and Wildlife. "But they can leave the hospital and get out to be an outpatient."
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In Honor of Valentines Day, Modernsitiches would like to present “I Love Hats!!!” Your hat, If you should chose to wear one comes from a long history of really having a polished look. It is your crown. Ushering us in is fashion icon and hat enthusiast, Isabella Blow.
If I ever get reluctantly famous, wild hats are definitely one of the liberties I will take.
Foldable Japanese Rubber Boots
Designed for Japanese rice farmers, these rubber boots come with an elastic loop that helps them to collapse and fit in a handbag. Kaufman Mercantile.
"Weddings aren’t about fun."
“Right, weddings are about Jesus. Blessing your union”
“I don’t think Jesus will be at my wedding.”
“Jesus is everywhere.”
FOX! HI FOX! YOU SLEEPIN FOX? FOX OOH STEPPED ON YOUR HEAD THERE SORRY HEY FOX YOU STILL SLEEPIN? WANNA SNUGGLE? WANNA PLAY? OM NOM NOM NOM FOX YOU WANNA PLAY?
Oh look, it’s me and Ayla
Life. Sometimes you’re the fox. Sometimes you’re the kitten.
Jon Stewart compares the media’s treatment of Justin Bieber and Rob Ford to the treatment of Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.
The deep systemic bias against Seattle is just so frustrating!
“In my lowest moments, I admit, my lack of passion for cocoa makes me feel less of a woman. In these moments, the world seems to divide between sensual Nigella Lawson types, rolling around on fur rugs and moaning in ecstasy about chocolate, and the rest of us: disapproving spinsters standing primly in the corner, sucking on lemons.”
Sadie Stein’s Valentine’s Day confession.
So, 90% of this advice is only applicable to the economic climate when this guy was actually 35, which means it’s almost completely useless to anyone who is 35 now.
Also, the first item is “stay married to the same person.” So, you know, don’t go into a marriage you think might fail and if it does, maybe consider staying in your broken relationship for financial reasons.
This is some serious oldsplaining.
Patchwork upcycled furniture by namedesignstudio in Istanbul, Turkey.
I want these couches. and I want them to be a very telling representation of my life.
I ALSO want these couches.